Enter — or just eat at — the best red velvet cake contest next week

Seeing red: For the best red velvet cake in Brooklyn, head to the Brooklyn Historical Society on Feb. 11 for a red velvet cake contest. Last year, Monica Byrne of Red Hook's Home/Made won with this beauty, and it's only going to get better this year.

Get ready to see red. Red velvet cake, that is.Brooklyn eating, Borough President Markowitz. Though the real winner will be you, dear reader, as once the judgingRed Velvet Cake contest at the Brooklyn Historical Society [128 Pierrepont St. at Clinton Street in Brooklyn Heights, (718) 222-4111], Feb. 11 at noon. Free. For info, visit www.nycreates.org. Interested participants can e-mail jeloisehooper@aol.com.

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